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By Meagan Russell
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Oct 1st, 2021
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ARTICLE BY GEORGIANN POTTS PHOTOGRAPHY BY KELLY MOORE CLARK We never know where our life’s journey will take us. Even when there are hints as we are growing up, most of us still have little idea about how we will live out our lives. Gloria J. Clark is no exception. Born and reared by parents [&hellip...
By Meagan Russell
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Sep 1st, 2021
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ARTICLE BY GEORGIANN POTTS PHOTOGRAPHY BY KELLY MOORE CLARK Sometimes a name just fits. That is certainly the case with Joy Russo Loomis. Those who know her recognize Joy’s joyful spirit, something her mother couldn’t have known when she named her infant daughter. Her mother would, however, recognize...
By Meagan Russell
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Aug 1st, 2021
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Catfish Cabin of Monroe will celebrate 50 years of serving delicious meals. Today, the restaurant is owned and operated by the children of original owners James Russell Hearn, Sr. and his wife Norma Moore Hearn. ARTICLE BY GEORGIANN POTTS AND PHOTOS BY KELLY MOORE CLARK In March 15, 2022, Catfish Cab...
By Meagan Russell
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Jun 30th, 2021
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Have you ever thought what it would be like to grow up surrounded by family and friends, immersed in your own country’s culture and traditions, and then to leave all of that to come to a new country to begin an entirely new life? Dr. Soheir “Sue” Nawas knows exactly what that is like. In […]...
By Meagan Russell
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May 28th, 2021
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article by GEORGIANN POTTS photographs by KELLY MOORE CLARK This month we celebrate fathers, those men who represent strength, love, and commitment to family. ULM football coach Terry Bowden, now a father and a grandfather himself, is also the son of a very famous American sports figure, Bobby Bowden...
By Meagan Russell
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Apr 29th, 2021
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For the past twenty-five years, Melanie Liles and Pam Wood have explored England and Europe as business partners and dear friends. Their businesses – Traditions on Trenton plus online shops Etsy, Ruby Lane, and Chairish – have given them both the perfect excuse to travel and to shop. Someone once sai...
By Meagan Russell
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Mar 3rd, 2021
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LAURA W CLARK    /    KELLY MOORE CLARK JULIA BARNHILL LETLOW defines perseverance and resilience—traits that will serve her well as she seeks to fill the congressional seat left vacant by her late husband, Luke Letlow. The 41-year-old congressman-elect passed away from COVID-19 just two months ago, ...
By Meagan Russell
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Jan 28th, 2021
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REV. MAURICE WHITE AND HIS WIFE, TIFFANY, HAVE WORKED TIRELESSLY TO ESTABLISH THE ZION TRAVELER COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION AND THE HOPE CENTER FOR AUTISM IN RUSTON. article by GEORGIANN POTTSphotography by KELLY MOORE CLARK Every February marks the celebration of love, specifically on the 14th...
By Meagan Russell
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Jan 6th, 2021
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article by Georgiann Potts | photography by Kelly Moore Clark  Dr. Ron Berry is a quiet, thoughtful fellow by nature. By his own admission, he is an introvert who cares more about serving and helping others than about garnering personal attention. Reminiscent of those who are known better by their ac...
By Meagan Russell
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Dec 2nd, 2020
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Monroe has been home to many remarkable people who have “made a difference” in countless ways. Some are relatively easy to spot – dynamic politicians, visionary business leaders, and innovative educators, for example. Others are not so obvious, but their contributions are no less significant. Those w...